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Zoology with Marine Zoology (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Bangor, United Kingdom
Zoology with Marine Zoology (Hons) offered at the Bangor University provides students with a thorough grounding in general zoology, based on an exploration of the diversity of animal form and function, and an examination of their behaviour, evolution, ecology, development and morphology.
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Overview

In addition, students acquire a specialised knowledge of the conservation, physiology and behaviour of marine invertebrates, through a series of modules available across the university.

Our aim is to provide you with sound zoological training and equip you with skills necessary for a career in the field of zoology and marine science. The provision of a diversity of laboratory and field zoology experience, especially in relation to marine organisms and their habitats, is an important component of the course, as is the acquisition of transferable skills (data analysis, group work, presentational and writing skills, IT skills). 

We are unusual in boasting its own Zoology Museum with a large collection of vertebrate and invertebrate specimens and an extensive marine aquarium. Our location on the northern coast of the Snowdonia National Park and close proximity to miles of sandy beaches, makes it an ideal place to study Zoology with Marine Zoology.

Why choose Bangor University for this Zoology with Marine Zoology (Hons) course?

  • Cutting-edge science is integral to our research programmes, and feeds through into the teaching environment. into the teaching environment. Our expertise in marine zoology encompasses endocrinology, development, growth, energetics and adaptation of marine organisms, as well as their phylogeography and genetics.
  • Our excellent teaching facilities include an extensive marine and freshwater aquaria with a suite of temperature controlled rooms and a Natural History Museum which boasts an exceptionally comprehensive collection of vertebrate material.
  • Bangor’s location in close proximity to the Irish Sea and the Menai Strait makes it an ideal place to study marine zoology, providing a range of habitat types for field courses and study sites for final-year projects.
  • This degree enables students to benefit from the wider marine science community present in Bangor.

Careers and Employability

Our graduates have undertaken a range of careers in fisheries biology, government organisations, local and national media, and further education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    The initial UCAS deadline for UK and EU students is 15 January, however we welcome applications after this date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Organismal Diversity
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Principles of life
  • Practical Skills
  • Tutorials
  • Bioscience Skills
  • Evolution & Genetics
  • Integrative Zoology
  • Marine Physiology & Behaviour
  • Principles of Conservation
  • Principles of Life 
  • Introduction to Herpetology
  • Field Courses
  • Vertebrate Biology

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Including H5 in Biology. 
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical (1080) / Extended Diploma: Distinction overall including 4 Biology modules from the following: Animal Behaviour and Communication, Biological Systems of Animals, Wildlife and Ecology Conservation, Inheritance and Genetics, Ecological Concepts and Application, Population Surveys, Ecology and Conservation. Other Biology-related modules considered case by case. 
  • Access to HE in the Sciences: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted
  • Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma is not accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Bangor

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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